Post-global Network and Everyday Life

Post-global Network and Everyday Life

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altIgPost-Global Network and Everyday Life explores everyday life in the new world order of global network. It argues that network has come into its own as a state of mind and a way of life - in sum, a cultural norm. As a result, it is no longer fitting to examine the network as an external force, but as a somewhat banal aspect of our everyday environment. The essays in this volume provide analyses of case studies that illustrate new - and old - ways in which everyday life is lived within network. Each chapter examines network as an always-already condition - we are the network, and as such are living in a state of post-global network.In February 2008 Apple CEO Steve Jobs, commenting on the first version of the Kindle e-reader at the Macworld show, said: aquot;The whole conception is flawed . ... People might be reading fewer books. ... Bezos described the Kindle as a aquot; purpose-built reading device, aquot; also noting that aquot;the screen size is very good for reading, aquot; ... would start selling e-books for reading on Applea#39;s iPhone and iTouch devices.

Title:Post-global Network and Everyday Life
Author:Marina Levina
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2010


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